7 Carbohydrates - Carbohydrates Ch. 5 pp.69-74 The organism...

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Carbohydrates Ch. 5 pp.69-74 “The organism is a self- constructing machine. Its macroscopic structure is not imposed on it by outside forces. It shapes itself autonomously by dint of constructive internal interactions.” Jacques Monod. French Nobel-prize winning geneticist Plant cell walls showing starch granules.
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I. Carbohydrates The group of compounds including simple sugar monomers (monosaccharides), disaccharides and macromolecule polysaccharides (monosaccharide polymers).
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Play major roles in: 1. energy use and storage (e.g. glucose, starch in respiration) 2. structure, especially in ____ _____ of bacteria, plants, fungi. 3. part of nucleic acid backbone (already mentioned) 3. often added to make ___________, or glycolipids on animal cell surfaces for cell-specific type recognition
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A. Structure of monosaccharides. Are polyhydroxylic aldehydes and ketones most commonly with 3 (_____), 5 (______) or 6 ( hexose) Cs.
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Huge diversity of isomers is possible. Most not used. How many
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7 Carbohydrates - Carbohydrates Ch. 5 pp.69-74 The organism...

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